General Questions

"Are you loyal to the Magisterium?"
Are you loyal to the Magisterium? Yes, and it is important to St. Thomas Aquinas Academy that the texts used for catechism, apologetics, Church history, an...
Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 11:02 AM
What happens once we sign up with St. Thomas Aquinas Academy?
Once the enrollment fees and application are submitted, we mail a welcome packet that includes a student skills assessment for each of your students. This i...
Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 3:18 PM
We are new to classical education, are there some introductory resources you recommend?
While we do not expect that parents are experts in classical education models and content prior to enrolling, we do recommend bringing home the first two ti...
Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 4:38 PM
Do you provide course plans and book ordering information?
Yes, course plans, book ordering worksheets, and more are included in each student's Academic Packet. The St. Thomas Aquinas Academy Academic Packe...
Tue, Jan 9, 2018 at 12:33 PM
Substitutions, Supplements, and Swaps
I am wondering what is your policy on substitutions and supplements to your philosophy and religion texts. I don't dislike what you have chosen, I just...
Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 10:50 AM
Is St. Thomas Aquinas Academy Common Core aligned?
Is St. Thomas Aquinas Academy Common Core aligned? No, we are not Common Core aligned. Our program has always been, and will remain, classical in content ...
Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 12:16 PM
Are the skills assessments necessary?
"I was also going through the website, and saw there was a skills assessment test.  Can I just sign my children up for the grades that they are going i...
Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 1:16 PM
How long does it take to get started with St. Thomas Aquinas Academy?
The assessment process can take as little as four weeks if the assessments are completed and returned within the week you receive them. The later in the hom...
Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 3:35 PM
How does the school year run for this program? Do we have to follow the typical school year of August-May/June? Can we adjust this to fit our needs? One reason homeschooling is attractive to us is the flexibility.
Yes, you can adjust your school calendar to fit with your family's schedule. Families that enroll for the 2018-19 school year are enrolled from the...
Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 10:09 AM
State Paperwork
"I want to know if the fact that PA wants a licensed teacher to write once a once a year evaluation if that could be done through your organization?&qu...
Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 1:19 PM